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Thursday, 22 August 2019

Kids told they will be “cast into a lake of fire” by homophobe at drag queen story time

In his column for the Ottawa Citizen, Watson explained: “My reluctance has not allowed me to live my life as full of love and adventure as my gay ...


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Advancing the next generation of women researchers

... spoke powerfully on our responsibility to grasp the opportunities of the changing global order to transform the identity of women and LGBTI people, ...


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Anti-transgender activist slams library book describing sex act by six-year-old

... who would seek to indoctrinate them with programs designed to promote the LGBTI agenda”, hit out at the book for “explicit language, violent acts, ...


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Sydney Swans urged to end association with Qatar Airways

The official LGBTI supporter group of the Sydney Swans wants the club to part ways with airline sponsor Qatar Airways because of that country's ...


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Cuban officials 'humiliate' LGBT activist and block him from travelling to US

Leandro Rodríguez García, director of the Cuban Foundation for LGBTI Rights and a 'vocal critic' of the Cuban government, was due to fly to Miami ...


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Anti-transgender activist slams library book describing sex act by six-year-old

... which says its goal is to “protect our children from those who would seek to indoctrinate them with programs designed to promote the LGBTI agenda” ...


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Poll shows Australians don't support religious bodies right to discriminate

While the government has discussed the proposed legislation with religious and family groups, they have not consulted with LGBTI groups who may ...


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China rules out allowing same-sex marriage

There are no laws against same-sex relations in China and despite growing awareness of LGBTI issues, the community has been the target of censors ...


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Inside Darwin's From Country to Couture runway show 2019

The showcase served to promote the visibility of Indigenous Australian artists, and models from varying cultures, a broad range of ages, and a wide ...


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Suicide hits the poor and disadvantaged

Australia's new suicide prevention advisor says culturally specific support ... semblance of parity between non-Indigenous and First Nations suicide ...


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Army helps to 'close the gap' in East Pilbara

The remote East Pilbara community of Jigalong, Western Australia, has come together for the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme ...


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Batemans Bay Aboriginal boy scouted for Australian film – Smoke Between Trees

It can be a long arduous journey before an actor will get their first lead role in a feature film but for Batemans Bay born Robert-Joseph Slockee, fate ...


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Why Nicole Scherzinger's Golden Buzzer Act Had Her Sobbing On 'Australia's Got Talent'

The judge further explains why she chose to hit the Golden Buzzer in an Instagram video: “I was just blown away that he took his Aboriginal roots and ...


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Aboriginal Australian collection highlighted

Aboriginal Australian books and materials at Sutherland Shire Libraries will now be highlighted and easy to find with the launch of an exciting new ...


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Aboriginal scientific insights to be part of SA curriculum

Local science teachers will work with Aboriginal communities and a host of partners – State Department of Education, the South Australian Museum, ...


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What is the yellow symbol the Australian players have on their shirt collars in this Ashes series?

According to Cricket Australia, the shirt symbol is a commitment as a team to reconciliation and finding common ground with Aboriginal and Torres ...


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Health researcher says banning smoking in cars discriminatory to Maori

"Secondhand smoke has been a campaign for sometime around New Zealand. Are you saying secondhand smoke has no impact at all, that all the ...


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Ngawha Prison inmates denied water, forced to relieve selves in exercise yard, Ngāpuhi elder ...

He was one of the kaumātua who were promised by the government in 2004 that the new prison near Kaikohe would help Māori inmates turn their ...


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Waikato student off to NASA after winning intern scholarship

... also really excited to be one of the first Māori people going to NASA and bringing that back to my Māori students." ... The Government-funded New Zealand Space Scholarship covers the costs of the internship, including airfares to ...


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DHB worries census data will reduce funding to deprived area

"So factors such as the proportion of Māori and Pacific people within our ... Kathryn Cook, said Statistics New Zealand had bolstered the census data ...


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Māori King challenges his people to take care of their children, not blame Government if they're ...

The Māori King has challenged his people to protect their children and not blame the Government if they intervene to provide a safe haven.


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Gulf Frontier Days Festival providing music, dance and medicine for heart and soul

They include indigenous Canadians, the Cree people, and New Zealand's Maori contingency. Together, they stood as one and delivered what is ...


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Ōtorohanga receives tohutō after unanimous council vote

Every name has a story: Why do so many Pākehā pronounce Māori place names ... "It takes a while to teach old dogs new tricks, but with this move by the ... and it's really significant, especially for the kiwiana capital of New Zealand.


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Māori King Tūheitia addresses Oranga Tamariki, Ihumātao in speech

Māori King Tūheitia addresses Oranga Tamariki, Ihumātao in speech .... Housing New Zealand on building a new facility on Te Wherowhero land at ...


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